Just south of Dorchester lie the remains of the largest iron-age hill fort in Britain, a series of towering earthworks some 20 ft (6 m) high.
Among the finds made here are skeletons of the men who fought in vain to defend it against Roman invasion in AD 43.
Maiden Castle is an Iron Age hillfort 1.6 mi south west of Dorchester, in the English county of Dorset. Hill forts were fortified hill-top settlements constructed across Britain during the Iron Age. Wikipedia